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Suzanne Dimma's Kitchen

Add a chandelier for extra sparkle in the kitchen.

"For budget reasons, and because the existing cherry cabinetry was really well constructed, we chose not to fully renovate the house's original farmhouse-style kitchen," says House & Home editor Suzanne Dimma. Instead, she and husband Arriz Hassam removed the upper cabinets and replaced them with a streamlined shelf and cabinet combination for a new look. They also added a custom island with a marble waterfall countertop, which has become indispensable both in everyday life and when entertaining. "This is the hub of the house. I picked up the orange kilim rug in Paris and keep moving it to different rooms of the house."

See more rooms from Suzanne's new house, plus her old house, in our gallery of Suzanne's houses.

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